- Liang Kaiyu, 30, created his own prosthetic leg and then modified it by adding LED lights, shock absorbers and a self-charging interface.
- “It’s 2022, and I can finally wear an artificial leg that I made myself. Although it looks a bit ugly, it is unique and meaningful to me,” Liang, a former industry equipment designer who earned the nickname “Iron Leg Man,” said in a viral Douyin post.
- Liang lost his left leg following a work-related injury in January 2020. Before finding the motivation to make his artificial limb, his life was “like riding a roller coaster.”
- To help inspire others like him, Liang shared his designs online so that prosthetic manufacturers and other amputees can improve their artificial limbs.
A Chinese amputee who earned the nickname “Iron Leg Man” has shared the designs of his customized high-tech prosthetic leg so that other amputees can improve their artificial limbs.
Lawyers are making last-resort efforts to save a mentally impaired Malaysian man from being hanged in Singapore for drug charges next week.
What’s happening: Nagaenthran Dharmalingam, 33, is scheduled to face execution by hanging on Nov. 10, and his lawyers are now planning to make a final appeal this week to save him, according to The Sydney Morning Herald.
On Tuesday, diners from all walks of life flocked to Dignity Kitchen, an eatery in Boon Keng, Singapore, to show their support as the business struggles to attract diners amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Call for help: Dignity Kitchen, a restaurant which aims to employ people with disabilities, posted a series of pictures showing their empty food court on Monday, according to AsiaOne. “Once again empty tables at Dignity Kitchen,” the establishment said in the caption.
Customers are flocking to a specialty café in Shanghai for its forward-thinking business model that provides employment to disabled employees.
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Meet Tim Wong Chun-yim, a 30-year-old professional disabled badminton player who is now preparing to compete at the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan.
A 3-year-old boy in eastern China reunited with his lost hearing aid after a successful city-wide search.
The child from Zhengzhou, Henan province in China, lost his cochlear implant while shopping with his family on Oct. 21, China News reported.
This painter from China is proving to everyone that you don’t need hands to create amazing works of art — just pure dedication to master your craft.
The unnamed artist doesn’t have hands, but despite this predicament, he still managed to find a way to paint – well, two ways – as can be seen in a video posted by Shanghaiist on FaceBook.
While some people may take up cosplaying as a hobby or to express their artistic side, others join the lifestyle as a way to regain their confidence, like artist and gamer Asta Young.
Standing at just 4’5″, Young, a 25-year-old cosplayer from Arizona, had a pretty rough experience growing up, as she was always made to feel different by people around her — particularly by her peers from school.
China’s Silent Beverage bubble tea shop is garnering interest from locals in Guiyang due to its unique premise of exclusively hiring employees with hearing impairment.
Except for one cashier who doesn’t have a disability, Silent Beverage’s staff only communicate with each other through the use of sign language.
Yusuke Terada, a 27-year-old office worker and Tokyo resident bound to a wheelchair, is now seeing more of his country after launching a campaign called “Helpush” with his university classmates. The project’s goal is to see Terada travel through the country with the assistance of good Samaritans who push him along his journey, fostering “a society where people readily help one another” according to the Japan Times.
A Subway sandwich outlet in New York has issued an apology after it received criticism for reportedly turning away a blind customer just because he brought his guide dog.
The customer, a local musician named Milton Kuna, told NBC NY that he was with his seeing-eye dog Nash when he visited the sandwich restaurant’s shop on North Main Street in New City, New York on Monday night. He claimed that he was turned away by the store’s staff who told him that dogs of any kind weren’t allowed.
Despite being legally blind, this Google employee commutes to work each day from New Jersey to his office in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City. Jack Chen, Google’s legal counsel, makes his way through two train stations, the subway and the chaotic sidewalks of Manhattan to get to his office.
Chen told Bloomberg in an interview: